Mirror fusion vacuum technology developments

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Magnetic Mirror Fusion experiments, such as MFTF-B+T (Mirror Fusion Test Facility-B, Tritium Upgrade) and foreseeable follow-on devices, have operational and maintenance requirements that have not yet been fully demonstrated. Among those associated with vacuum technology are the very-high continuous-pumping speeds, 10/sup 7/ to 10/sup 8/ l/s for D/sub 2/, T/sub 2/ and, to a lesser extent, He; the early detection of water leaks from the very-high heat-flux neutral-beam dumps and the detection and location of leaks in the superconducting magnets not protected by guard vacuums. Possible solutions to these problems have been identified and considerable progress has been made toward ... continued below

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Batzer, T.H. & Call, W.R. November 21, 1983.

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Magnetic Mirror Fusion experiments, such as MFTF-B+T (Mirror Fusion Test Facility-B, Tritium Upgrade) and foreseeable follow-on devices, have operational and maintenance requirements that have not yet been fully demonstrated. Among those associated with vacuum technology are the very-high continuous-pumping speeds, 10/sup 7/ to 10/sup 8/ l/s for D/sub 2/, T/sub 2/ and, to a lesser extent, He; the early detection of water leaks from the very-high heat-flux neutral-beam dumps and the detection and location of leaks in the superconducting magnets not protected by guard vacuums. Possible solutions to these problems have been identified and considerable progress has been made toward successfully demonstrating their feasibility.

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NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • 10. symposium on fusion engineering, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 5 Dec 1983

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  • Other: DE84003725
  • Report No.: UCRL-89304
  • Report No.: CONF-831203-10
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-48
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5576140
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1092498

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Batzer, T.H. & Call, W.R. Mirror fusion vacuum technology developments, article, November 21, 1983; [Livermore,] California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1092498/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.